Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

12.11.1658 (Friday 12 November 1658)

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12. returned home, where I found our maid gone, a sad wench, the lord be merciful to us in a servant. my body was better where I feared the pile, or some such thing, I joined in keeping a fast at Cogshall, heard sad news of my poor sister Anna , the lord be merciful unto her, show her her sins, and heal all(.) Mr Brooke went sadly from the Lady Honywoods , cast off by the daughter, but kindly dismissed by the mother,